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UmmmHELP

  • one year ago

Explain why the triangles are similar, then find the value of x.

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  1. UmmmHELP
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  2. electrokid
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    all three angles of the two triangles are identical. -> by angle-angle-angle test, they are similar similar triangles maintain a constant side-to-side ratio

  3. UmmmHELP
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    @electrokid so is it SSS?

  4. electrokid
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    no -AAA

  5. electrokid
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    all three angles!!

  6. UmmmHELP
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    gotcha okay well i have to answers that use AA so could you help me figure out which one it is?

  7. electrokid
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    |dw:1363894782774:dw|

  8. UmmmHELP
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    yeah im sorry i still dont get it... i am not to good at this section my options are 10 1/2 and 4 2/3...how do I get it from there? im still confused

  9. electrokid
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    if triangles are similar, their sides are in equal ratios

  10. electrokid
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    so, \[{x\over8}={7\over12}\]

  11. UmmmHELP
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    okay thank you!

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